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Ernest Hemingway wrote some of his best works while living on Historic Route 1, in the Florida Keys. These include "Death in the Afternoon," "For Whom the Bell Tolls," "To Have and Have Not," and "Green Hills of Africa."

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Discover a Legendary US East Coast Road

Historic Route 1 is 2,450 miles of American history from Maine to Florida. This quintessential East Coast road harkens back to the 1950s and 1960s "road-trip" era. Avoid the congestion of East Coast interstates such as Interstate 95. Travel Historic Route 1 at a relaxed pace and take time to explore the historical and architectural sites, classic diners, and roadside wonders.